We are an iconic provider of hospital-based healthcare, striving to deliver an exceptional standard of care
We comprise several hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute
We are a nationally accredited, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation - the only one of its kind in Queensland
We are part of a collaborative research institute with The University of Queensland and founding partner of the Translational Research Institute
COVID-19 information for patients, families, visitors, students and staff
Mater is working closely with the State Government to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mater adheres to all State Government directives and restrictions affecting hospitals and health services.
You can view the State Government’s current COVID-19 restrictions here.
With increasing community transmission of COVID-19, our priority is to protect patients and staff.
We are requesting that patients have only two visitors at a time during their hospitalisation.
Masks must be worn in all Mater facilities.
Visitors are not permitted to enter Mater hospitals if they are COVID-19 positive.
Visitors are also not permitted to enter our hospitals if they have:
To apply for an exemption, please click here.
Close contacts are unable to visit a hospital for seven days unless in exceptional circumstances and then must meet the following criteria:
If you are required to present for COVID-19 testing, you can find a list of COVID-19 testing centres on the Queensland Government website. You can also attend the Mater Pathology COVID-19 testing centres.
Visit Mater Pathology for further information on the COVID-19 testing services provided for patients, doctors and commercial clients.
The health of our patients and our people is Mater’s highest priority. Vaccination is our most important line of defence against COVID-19. It's important now, more than ever, for you to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
For more information, including how to find a vaccination appointment near you, you can visit the Queensland Government website.
Mater People can access the latest vaccination information, including clinic availability via the Intranet. Non-Mater staff members who work on a Mater campus can visit the COVID-19 registrations page for further details on their obligations.
Mask wearing is compulsory in Mater hospitals.
Masks will be available for patients, visitors and staff.
Mater is committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all people carrying out work on Mater Sites and recognises the importance of all Mater People being vaccinated for COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccination ensures Mater delivers on its obligation to ensure each person's health and safety in the workplace. It's also our obligation to ensure our patients, their visitors and the community are assured they are entering premises which have all mitigations in place to manage the risk of exposure to COVID-19.
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